Bereavement Coordinator - Full Time
West Allis , Wisconsin
October 22, 2016
Bereavement Coordinator - Full Time
Grace Hospice | 2514 South 102nd Street | West Allis, WI 53227

Grace Hospice is a partner of US Medical Management (USMM) and owned by a Fortune 250 company. Grace Hospice presents employees an opportunity to work in a unique healthcare continuum designed with world class patient care in mind. USMM has developed and manages several allied health properties which assist in the provision of home based primary care and furthers the value and efficiency of house call medicine. These organizations include national leaders in hospice, home care, visiting primary care physicians, a certified laboratory, and diagnostics.
Our program ensures that our patients will spend the final days of their journey in comfort and with dignity. If you are caring, compassionate and have a true desire to help others, becoming a member of the Grace Hospice team may be the perfect opportunity for you.
The Bereavement Coordinator provides bereavement services after the client's death as well as dietary, spiritual, and any other counseling services for the client and family provided while the client is enrolled in the hospice program.
  • Provides bereavement services after the client's death
  • Provided dietary, spiritual, and any other counseling services for the client and family while the client is enrolled in the hospice program.
  • Assist in the ongoing development and implementation of an organized program for the provision of bereavement services.
  • Assess family needs and provide in-put into the plan of care which includes a clear delineation of services to be provided and frequency of service delivery (up to 1 year following the death of the client).
  • Participate in interdisciplinary group meetings and actively communicate with the nursing supervisor and other team disciplines.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
  • Attends all mandatory of the skilled nurse in-services and meetings provided by agency.
  • Must possess minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited school in social work, psychology, counseling, pastoral education, or related field.
  • Documented evidence of training and experience in dealing with grief and loss counseling.
  • Be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  • Be available at all times during operating hours and as bereavement needs arise.
  • Has the mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the position.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have satisfactorily passed Agency pre-employment testing and field competency.

A little about us:
Our mission is to provide high quality, compassionate and cost-effective care to our patients through clinical leadership, outcomes management and maintaining an ethical workplace.

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